International Day of Women Judges - March 10
March 18 , 2023
- This day aims to honour female judges across the globe and their contributions towards justice, equality and fairness in society.
- It is a symbolic day for the fight for gender equality, equality of opportunities and the fight against gender-based discrimination
- On April 28, 2021 UNGA adopted a resolution for this day.
- In India, Anna Chandi became the first female judge of court in 1937 in Travancore.
- In 1989, Fathima Beevi became the first female judge of the Supreme Court of India.